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Special Collections brings together the University of Washington Libraries' most rare and unique resources. From papyrus to born-digital, our holdings span history and the globe, and offer boundless opportunities for exploration and discovery.

The Moving Image Collections contains films and video created on the UW Campus or collected in the Northwest covering a wide range of topics and genres. It includes home movies, industrial films, documentaries, news footage, and art films in all formats from 35mm to Super 8 video from 2" Quad to digibeta dating from 1915 to the 21st Century.

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Karen Morell
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Africa
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Adoration of Hiroshima
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African Encounters
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Anti-war
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Carnival
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washington state labor council
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Rally ’82. Begins with footage from a rally with music and signs. January 20th 1982 thousands of people come out to olympia to stand up for their rights. People come from all over the state to protest as taxpayers. Protesters relate their stories and explain why they are at the rally, the biggest  and most well organized the capital had seen. Music, speeches, and bag lunches kept participant spirits high. Voices against Reaganomics speak. Washington State Labor Council helped to finance the...
Topics: Washington State Labor Council, Protests, Taxes
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by Washington State Labor Council
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Washington Works was a public access television show in Seattle, Washington produced by the Washington State Labor Council. This episode includes interviews Washington State political candidates in for upcoming 1988 elections. Dan Grimm (for state treasurer), Mike Murphy (for Commissioner of Public Lands), and Larry Kenney are interviewees. Includes rough shots without sound and a few outtakes. Washington State Labor Council Photograph and Video Collection, PHColl 1134, Item 002, VC382
Topics: Washington State Labor Council, Dan Grimm, Mike Murphy, Larry Kenney
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Title: Reel 1 - New Orleans, Mardi Gras, Zulu, Larry Charles Original format: 1-inch Type C Item No.: PHColl2016-080_Morell_T50 Footage of the Mardi Gras parties and parades in New Orleans, 1986. Also includes an interview with Big Chief Larry Bannock, of the Golden Star Hunters. This material is part of the Karen Morell Film, Audio and Videotape Collection. Learn more about the collection here: http://content.lib.washington.edu/morellweb/index.html
Topics: Larry E. Bannock, Golden Star Hunters, Black Eagles, Jerod Lewis, Wild Magnolias, Bo Dollis, Mardi...
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by Washington State Labor Council
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Footage of federal employees picketing the Hatch Act, and hearings before the State Senate in which union members relate their frustrations with the Hatch Act and call for reform.  Washington State Labor Council Photograph and Videotape Collection, PHColl 1134, Tape 4, VC383 
Topics: Hatch Act, Washington State Labor Council, Edgar Tullen, Don Bonker, John Miller, Jim Somerhauser,...
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by Karen Morell
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Title: Reel 2 - N/O Zulu, New Orleans, Mardi Gras Original format: 1-inch Type C Item No.: PHColl2016-080_Morell_T51 Unedited footage of the French Quarter of New Orleans immediately before and during Mardi Gras Day, 1986. Also contains footage of three Mardi Gras Indian gangs on the streets of New Orleans, including the Golden Star Hunters with Big Chief Larry Bannock, the Black Eagles with Big Chief Jerod Lewis, and the Wild Magnolias with Big Chief Bo Dollis. The audio is from an interview...
Topics: Mardi Gras, Karen Morell, Larry Bannock, Mardi Gras Indians, costume, dance, parade, New Orleans,...
Title: African Encounters: Prophet Healers of Northern Malawi Original format: 1-inch Type C Item No.: PHColl2016-080_Morell_T10 This film explores spirit possession in the healing complex of the Tumbuka speaking peoples of northern Malawi. The program focuses on healers called nchimi who employ elements of Christianity and traditional spirit beliefs in the medical practice creating a syncretic form of religious healing. Music and dance are featured in footage of divination trances. Presented...
Topics: Tumbuka, Malawi, African Encounters, University of Washington, Prophet healers, spirit, dance,...
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by Karen Morell
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Title: African Studies Super 8 Dub, Nuna Masquerade Original format: 1 inch Item No.: PHColl2016-080_Morell_T1 Title comes from label on box.  Part of the Karen Morell Film, Audio and Videotape Collection.
Topics: Karen Morell, Africa, African Dance, Dance, Masquerade, Ethnomusicology, University of Washington
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by Karen Morell
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Title: African Encounters - GA Traditional Drumming Original format: 1-inch Type C Item No.: PHColl2016-080_Morell_T9 GA Traditional Drumming with Obo Addy. Directed by Roy Watts. Produced by Karen Morell.  Presented by the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington. This material is part of the Karen Morell Film, Audio and Videotape Collection. Learn more about the collection here: http://content.lib.washington.edu/morellweb/index.html
Topics: African drumming, Africa, drum, drum ensemble, music, ethnomusicology, tradtional music,...
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by Karen Morell
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Title: Mosaic: Swahili Folktales Original format: 1-inch Type C Item No.: PHColl2016-080_Morell_T9 Featuring Sauda Mdahoma. Directed and produced by Ken Stevens and Karen Morell.  Presented by the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington. This material is part of the Karen Morell Film, Audio and Videotape Collection. Learn more about the collection here: http://content.lib.washington.edu/morellweb/index.html
Topics: Swahili, Africa, language instruction, swahili instruction, swahili folktale, folktale, educational...
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by Karen Morell
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Title: Reel 4 - Prison Original format: 1-inch Type C Item No.: PHColl2016-080_Morell_T53 Footage shot in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Includes footage of a prison, construction sites, and scenery around Albuquerque. There are two segments with audio: at 0:20:23, a person in a suit discusses training prison inmates to do construction; at 0:31:34, a person discusses setting up computer training program in a prison. At 0:43:32, Larry Hill  gives a brief interview about why he is interested in...
Topics: computers, New Mexico, Albequerque, Prison, Education, vocational training, computer history,...
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by Karen Morell
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Title: Folklife Festival, 1986 Original format: 1-inch Type C Item No.: PHColl_2016-080_T54 This silent footage is likely of the 20th Smithsonian Folklife Festival, held June 25-July 6, 1986.  This material is part of the Karen Morell Film, Audio and Videotape Collection. Learn more about the collection here: http://content.lib.washington.edu/morellweb/index.html
Topics: Karen Morell, Folklife Festival, Smithsonian, Music, Parade, Folkways
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Title: Reel 3 - Prison Original format: 1-inch Type C Item No.: PHColl2016-080_Morell_T52 Footage shot in St. Louis, Missouri. Silent. Students in a computer training program, potentially at Chillicothe Correctional Center in Chillicothe, Missouri. Some audio at 0:19:13, 0:24:32, 0:26:14, 0:28:32, 0:33:42, 0:38:25, 0:42:30, 0:44:04, 0:53:31, 0:55:40, 0:59:55. This material is part of the Karen Morell Film, Audio and Videotape Collection. Learn more about the collection here:...
Topics: Prison, education, computer training, vocational training, Missouri, St. Louis, Chillicothe
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by Karen Morell
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Title: Washington, D.C. Footage, Minshall Original format: 1-inch Type C  Item No.: PHColl_2016-080_T55 Peter Minshall is a legendary Trinidadian costume designer. He has been designing incredible costumes and choreographies for Carnival celebrations for over thirty years. In August 1985, he held The Adoration of Hiroshima in Washington, D.C. This was a carnival-style, anti-war,  street theatre which was performed on the fortieth anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. This material is part...
Topics: Peter Minshall, Trinidad, Trinidad & Tobago, Carnival, costumes, choreography, dance, mas,...
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by Karen Morell
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Title: Miami / Arnaud's / Second liners / Jerod Original format: 1-inch Type C Item No.: PHColl2016-080_Morell_T49 Silent footage from Little Haiti, in Miami, Florida. This material is part of the Karen Morell Film, Audio and Videotape Collection. Learn more about the collection here: http://content.lib.washington.edu/morellweb/index.html
Topics: Miami, Little Haiti, Street scenes, B roll, Immigrant communities
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by Karen Morell
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Title: Part II D.C. Footage, 8/85 Original format: 1-inch Type C Item ID No.: PHColl2016-080_Morell_T56 Peter Minshall is a legendary Trinidadian costume designer. He has been designing incredible costumes and choreographies for Carnival celebrations for over thirty years. In August 1985, he held The Adoration of Hiroshima in Washington, D.C. This was a carnival-style, anti-war,  street theatre which was performed on the fortieth anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima.  This item is part of...
Topics: Peter Minshall, Peter Minshall, Mas, Trinidad and Tobago, Carnival, Costume, Choreography, Parade,...